Freight Rail Policy Stance: Freight railroads support a continuation of existing balanced regulatory policies. Why This Matters: The current regulatory framework protects rail customers against unreasonable railroad actions while allowing railroads to earn enough to make massive investments into their private 140,000-mile network. These investments ensure freight rail remains America’s critical connector. America’s freight railroads demonstrate that market-based solutions can help build a successful industry that drives economic prosperity from coast-to-coast. A broad and bipartisan
Welcome to Precision Gage & Tool Co.
Since its beginnings in 1929, Precision Gage & Tool Co. has maintained a leadership role in the manufacture of high-accuracy fineness of grind gages and film applicators for the worldwide ink and paint industries. Over the years, PG&T has added to its capability with a line of specialized gaging equipment for railroads, and a wide variety of custom gages and fixtures for a broad range of industrial applications. In 1998, PG&T acquired the complete line of world-renowned Sheffield gages, including Precisionaire®, Micronaire® and related air gage tooling and accessories. In addition, PG&T has added the P-400 Metrology Interface to it’s line of air gaging products.
Gage vs. Gauge?
First off, for our purposes a gage is a measurement device. Most often the spelling g-a-g-e has been used in the USA while g-a-u-g-e is used in other countries. In 1929 Precision Gage & Tool Co. was founded in Dayton, Ohio in the USA and the decision was made for us. So through most of the documents on our site you will see the spelling gage rather than gauge.
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Environmental Benefits of Moving Freight by Rail Railroads are the most environmentally sound way to move freight over land. On average, trains are four times more fuel efficient than trucks. They also reduce highway gridlock, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce emissions of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides. Through the use of greener technologies and more efficient operating practices, our nation’s privately owned freight railroads are committed to even greater environmental excellence in the years